BT Senior Project Manager - Plano, TX in Dallas, Texas

Senior Project Manager

The Specifics

Team: BT in the Americas

Location: Client Site in Plano, TX (Dallas area)

Existing authorization to work in the United States is required. Relocation support for this position is not currently available.

Why this role matters:

BT’s purpose is to use the power of communication to make a better world. For each other, for our customers, for society and our communities. We need you to help us do this.

  • Has lead role and responsibility for planning and managing all aspects of the delivery of medium to large-sized (please see project matrix for further detail) projects that will significantly affect the organization at the BU and LOB level. Is likely to manage multiple projects at the same time and will input into the management process as the leader of projects’ management teams. Supervises the work of Project Managers, Contract Managers and other project staff and will delegate work to external contractors / suppliers / consultants to ensure deliverables.

  • Defined management responsibilities for several teams of Project Managers and coordinates, through team leaders/managers, the work of multi-disciplinary workforces and/or external sub-contractors or consultants. May also be responsible for delivering a small portfolio of projects (i.e. multiple large projects) to deliver against understood and agreed criteria.

  • Responsible for the delivery of projects within defined financial targets.

  • Must have developed the appropriate communication skills with a sound ability to negotiate internally and externally in significant (please see project matrix for further detail) client and stakeholder relationships. Will interface with 3rd party suppliers, which involves the selection of suppliers, agreement, planning, timelines and quality of deliverables.

What you’ll be doing

  • Demonstrable experience and capability in the delivery of projects requiring the creation of large project teams with multiple elements on a cross discipline and/or multi supplier basis.

  • Expert understanding of concepts, procedures and application of project management and an extensive knowledge in other subjects or disciplines, which are relevant to the content of the project (e.g. six sigma and network management processes). Brings this knowledge to bear to ensure reuse and best practice across projects.

  • Plans, manages and delivers the larger and more complex long-term or international projects that will significantly affect the organization at BU level and which will deliver strategic benefits to client and/or stakeholders

  • Evaluates complex (please see project matrix for further detail) situations using multiple sources of information. Solution will typically require some new planning and resource elements, potentially generating bespoke adaptations.

  • Projects will typically involve a significant element of risk to the business and/or external clients, and require ability to use and adapt recognized project management methods and processes, depending on the elements of the risk profile and governance needs.

  • Delivers projects to contracted service levels and within defined financial targets whilst maintaining and developing customer satisfaction.

  • Is recognized as the key supplier in delivery of a client critical or internal medium/long term business benefit.

  • Must have proven ability to apply relationship management skills in the medium terms and to be able to build and own client and stakeholder relationships at executive levels (e.g. Director and above or prime external customer) during and beyond the project duration.

  • Expected to coach / mentor and guide Project Manager 1s and Project Manager 2s.

  • Acts as lead change agent with ability to channel resources effectively internally developing best delivery practice or ability to identify the change impact on the organization, identify stakeholders and manage relationships, risk and engagement to deliver the project’s outcomes successfully.

  • Seeks innovative ways to expand the business scope of projects and to manage the cost base.

We’ll also need to see this on your resume:

  • Will have had significant experience of leading and delivering complex projects, requiring management of medium-term and long-term timeframes, financials, major resources, including third party suppliers, and project and service deliverables (typically gained over a period in excess of five years).

  • Experienced delivery agent with specific experience of delivering to clients directly and delivery of significant and/or time critical products as part of major BT and client programs. Typically experienced in the development of complex plans and management of multi-disciplinary teams to deliver against them.

  • High degree of business and commercial acumen

  • Ability to have the robust/difficult conversations with customer, third party suppliers and stakeholders

  • Experienced practitioner of a formal Project Management methodology such as Prince2, APMP, ITIL qualification, Risk Management Qualification or 6 Sigma.

  • PMP and PMI Certification Required.

Why choose us?

BT in the Americas is a leading expert in managed networked IT services, operating globally and delivering locally. We work for 8,500 organizations, such as Nestle Purina, BMW, Credit Suisse, Deutsche Bank, Heinz, Procter and Gamble, PepsiCo, Bristol-Myers Squibb, JP Morgan Chase, Bank of America, Fiat- Chrysler, Microsoft, NATO, NYSE, Thomson Reuters, Unilever, Volkswagen, Volvo and many more. By combining products and services with industry-specific solutions and consulting expertise, we deliver efficient and secure systems to our customers.

BT has had a presence in the United States for more than 30 years. Headquartered in Dallas, Texas, we have more than 3000 professionals, with offices in over 16 key cities across the US. BT owns and operates its own network infrastructure in North America. This includes nation-wide reach to all major US cities with MPLS nodes across the US, making up one of the larger MPLS networks of any carrier in the region. This expanded footprint enables us to reach over 80% of key customer sites, as well as extending coverage beyond the US with MPLS points across the region.

BT sets high standards for its employees, but also strives to provide a work environment and culture that fosters health and wellbeing. Above and beyond your base salary, annual bonus and full comprehensive benefits, BT offers high deductible health plans that empower employees to make good health care decisions, with the ability to use funds from a health savings account - to which BT contributes - that the employee manages and controls. In addition to a generous vacation allowance, all employees receive an additional 3 paid days per year to volunteer in their communities.

BT is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

Job: Project Management

Title: Senior Project Manager - Plano, TX

Location: Texas-Dallas

Requisition ID: 86941

Other Locations: Americas-United States-Texas-Plano